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by A. A. Milne
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LibriVox recording of If I May by A. A. Milne. Read in English by SK A. A. Milne (18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956) was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems. 'If I May' is a collection of short essays on desultory subjects that first appeared in The Sphere, The Outlook, The Daily News, The Sunday Express (London) and Vanity Fair (New York). These essays display Milne's vivid imagination and literary ability to elaborate on...
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by Abbé Prévost
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LibriVox recording of Manon Lescaut y el caballero des Grieux by Abbé Prévost. (Translated by Enrique de Mesa.) Read in Spanish by Mongope Manon Lescaut es uno de los romances mas intensos de la Literatura, un recorrido intrincado por la pasión, la virtud y la razón en un tramo en el que todo evoluciona como un torrente desbocado, un rio bravo en el que nadie puede aguantar con los pies firmes ni mantener el rumbo hacia un destino seguro, pero tampoco quiere abandonar un barco que avanza...
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by Abraham Valdelomar Pinto
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LibriVox recording of El Caballero Carmelo by Abraham Valdelomar Pinto . Read in Spanish by KendalRigans El caballero Carmelo es un cuento del escritor peruano Abraham Valdelomar, considerado por la crítica como lo mejor de toda su creación ficticia y uno de los cuentos más perfectos de la literatura peruana. Publicado el 13 de noviembre de 1913 en el diario La Nación de Lima, encabeza el conjunto de los cuentos denominados «criollos» o «criollistas», ambientadas durante la niñez del...
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by Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī
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LibriVox recording of The Confessions of al-Ghazali by Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī. (Translated by Claud Field.) Read in English by Iqra; TomDavisBeal Abu Hamid al-Ghazali was born in 1058 AD in the city of Tus in modern day Iran. He was a reputed scholar, philosopher and Shafi'i jurist who was a professor of theology at the Nizamiyya College of Baghdad. At the peak of his fame, he was gripped by an internal schism between his beliefs and his inner self. He gave up his...
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by Ada M. Skinner; Lillian Nixon Lawrence
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LibriVox recording of Little Dramas for Primary Grades by Ada M. Skinner; Lillian Nixon Lawrence. Read in English by Linette Geisel; David Olson; Beth Thomas; Leanne Yau; Twinkle; Tomas Peter; sashelliott; A LibriVox Volunteer; Craig Franklin; Sonia; Rachel; Diane Alailima; April6090; SuperCoconut; Chuck Williamson; Abby; Sarah Jennings 37 short and very short plays for young children - summary David O Readers: Linette Geisel : Camel(1), Big Black Dog(2), First Child(4), Camel(5), Grandma(6),...
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by Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.
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LibriVox recording of Het leven van Johannes Wouter Blommesteyn - deel 2 by Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.. Read in Dutch by Marcel Coenders Na de beschrijving van de ideale Nederlandse man uit de 17de eeuw (Maurits Lijnslager) en de ideale Nederlandse vrouw uit het midden van de 17de eeuw (Hillegonda Buisman) nu de beschrijving van de slappe en mislukte Nederlander uit de 18de eeuw. Vrouwen, drank en vooral ook ijdeltuiterij brengen onze held bijna aan de afgrond van het graf. (Samenvatting door Marcel...
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by Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.
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LibriVox opname van Het leven van Johannes Wouter Blommesteyn - deel 3 van Adriaan Loosjes Pzn. Gelezen in het Nederlands door Marcel Coenders Na de beschrijving van de ideale Nederlandse man uit de 17de eeuw (Maurits Lijnslager) en de ideale Nederlandse vrouw uit het midden van de 17de eeuw (Hillegonda Buisman) nu de beschrijving van de slappe en mislukte Nederlander uit de 18de eeuw. Johannes maakt in dit deel werk van een schoon, jong, fris Fries meisje .... (samenvatting door Marcel...
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by Aesop
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Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 3 (Fables 51-75). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 3 of 12. (Summary by Chip) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Aesop
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Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 4 (Fables 76-100). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 4 of 12. (Summary by Chip) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Aesop
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Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 1 (Fables 1-25). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 1 of 12. (Summary by Chip) Read by: Introduction: Chip Fables 1-2: Joplin Fables 3-4: Kristin...
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Librivox recording of Aesop's Fables, Volume 7 (Fables 151-175). Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Though almost nothing is known of Aesop himself, and some scholars question whether he existed at all, these stories stand as timeless classics known in almost every culture in the world. This is volume 7 of 12. (Summary by Chip) For more information on our readers, please see our catalog page...
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by Alberto Santos-Dumont
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LibriVox recording of My Airships: The Story of My Life by Alberto Santos-Dumont Read in English by Scott Danneker The delightful tale of "le petit Santos" as he dances through the sky above the City of Light at the dawn of the aerial age. A note to the listener: Throughout this story the author makes several references to helpful figures and illustrations. These may be found upon the corresponding pages in the Project Gutenberg e-book . (Summary by Scott Danneker) For further...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Karl-Ludwig Sand by Alexandre Dumas. Read in English by mbm0rxi; Tristan; Mike Pelton This is the fourth volume of Alexandre Dumas' studies of celebrated crimes and their perpetrators. This volume is concerned with the story of Karl Ludwig Sand, who stabbed August von Kotzebue to death in 1819. August von Kotzebue had been a prominent dramatist, a student of Musäus, whose royalist and conservative writings ultimately led to his assassination by...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Catherine Howard by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by W. D. Suter.) Read in English by a full cast. Subtitled "The Throne, The Tomb, and The Scaffold - An Historical Play in 3 Acts From the Celebrated Play of that Name by Alexandre Dumas" - How can you resist a play about English history - the doomed fifth wife of Henry the 8th - by the celebrated French author of The Musketeers?? - Summary by ToddHW Cast list: Henry VIII, King of England: Larry Wilson Athelwold,...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Part 3: Nisida (version 2) by Alexandre Dumas. Read in English by Nadja Fernandes; Elizabeth P.; Lillis Joy; Michele Eaton; Seth Pate Dumas, with the assistance of several friends, compiled Celebrated Crimes, an eight-volume collection of essays on famous criminals and crimes from European history. . This volume tells the story of the infamous prison on Nisida a small island near Naples. - Summary by Michele Eaton For further information,...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of El Vampiro by Alexandre Dumas. Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. La dama pálida (Histoire de la Dame pâle), aquí traducido como El vampiro, pero también conocido como La bella vampirizada y El vampiro de los Cárpatos, es un relato corto de Alexandre Dumas escrito en 1849 como parte de su recopilación de cuentos de terror Les Mille et un fantômes (Los mil y un fantasmas), se trata de un relato de influencia fantástica y sombría, ambientado en el corazón de los...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Historia de un cascanueces by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by Hermenegildo Giner de los Ríos.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Alexandre Dumas también se ocupó de la narración infantil con esta versión del clásico cuento de Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffman, titulado El Cascanueces y el rey ratón, de 1816. Dumas realizó una adaptación especialmente dirigida a los niños y la publicó en 1844 con el título de Historia de un Cascanueces, que fomentó la...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 3: Mary Stuart by Alexandre Dumas. Read in English by clarinetcarrot; Digs; mbm0rxi; Dini Steyn; Mike Pelton; Jim Lardner The contents of these volumes of 'Celebrated Crimes', as well as the motives which led to their inception, are unique. They are a series of stories based upon historical records, from the pen of Alexandre Dumas, pere, when he was not "the elder," nor yet the author of D'Artagnan or Monte Cristo, but was a rising young...
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by Alexandre Dumas
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LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 5: Urbain Grandier by Alexandre Dumas. Read in English by JohannC; storylines; Kalynda; deongines; Jim Locke This is the dramatic story of Urbain Grandier, a catholic priest, who had a reputation to rival that of Casanova, which ultimately led to his destruction. He was accused of witchcraft after a series of accusations from nuns of a nearby convent, who claimed that Grandier has sent several demons upon them. The case is very well documented, and...
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by Alfred John Church
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LibriVox recording of The Odyssey for Boys and Girls by Alfred John Church. Read in English by Ginny Blankenship. A retelling of the adventures of Ulysses, including his adventures both the Cyclops and Circe, as he journeys home to his home of Ithaca. The story then continues to include his quest to rejoin his wife and family of whom he has been separated from for twenty years. This is Homer's Odyssey for the younger set. (Summary by Ginny Blankenship) For further information, including links...
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by Alice Meynell
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LibriVox recording of The Colour of Life by Alice Meynell. Read in English by V Verma; Isabelle Lin; Matthew Datcher; SaraHale; Le; deongines This is a collection of essays by English poet and author Alice Meynell. The essays in this volume share a dream-like quality, as they explore in few words an idea or a phenomenon observed by the author. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available),...
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by Ambrose Bierce
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LibriVox recording of A Son of the Gods and A Horseman in the Sky by Ambrose Bierce. Read in English by William A Crenshaw; BettyB Two short stories from the American Civil War by Ambrose Bierce. The first story is about a brave soldier who follows orders and risks his life without question. The second is about a soldier who falls asleep on guard duty. A mistake punishable by death in Civil War times. - Summary by Bill2147 For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Amice MacDonell
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LibriVox recording of The Story of the Armada by Amice MacDonell. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. It's the summer of 1588, and all is not well in England. Citizens are plotting to betray their queen for Spanish gold, and the dreaded Armada is coming closer and closer. It's up to Lord Burleigh and brave Sir Francis Drake to stop them, but will they succeed in convincing Queen Elizabeth that such action is necessary? And when the Spanish ships finally arrive, what will happen to the queen...
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by Amy Lowell
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of A Gift by Amy Lowell. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 31, 2016. Read in English by Algy Pug; Ashton Ruby; Bruce Kachuk; Beth Thomas; Brian Darby; Diana Majlinger; Dave182; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Jennifer Fournier; J.J. Wazman; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper and VfkaBT. Amy Lawrence Lowell was an American poet of the imagist school from Brookline, Massachusetts, who posthumously won the Pulitzer...
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by Ann Taylor; Jane Taylor
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LibriVox recording of Rhymes for the Nursery by Ann Taylor; Jane Taylor. Read in English by Jordan Watts This early 19th-century children's poetry collection by Jane and Ann Taylor is little-known today, but contains the original version of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star, known then as just The Star. Also included are poems about why you shouldn't kill kittens, birds and flies, a poem about how you can be seriously scarred if you play with fire, and a poem about a homeless man who cries himself...
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by Anna Bowman Dodd
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LibriVox recording of The Republic of the Future: or Socialism a Reality by Anna Bowman Dodd. Read in English by Jennifer Fournier In the year 2050, Wolfgang travels to the socialist city of New York. He writes enthusiastically to his friend Hannevig describing the wonders of the journey (via pneumatic tube under the ocean) and vastness of the city. He then turns his eye and pen to the effects of true equality of the sexes and freedom from work. Unfortunately for the New Yorkers, they do not...
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LibriVox recording of Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy by Anonymous. Read in English by Larry Wilson; DrPGould; Kryptonian; Mary Thaler; mbm0rxi; Franziska Paul; BettyB; Melvin Lee; Lynne T; phxtopdog; James K. White; aniroo; Romano; ToddHW; John; KHand A collection of true stories of the high seas, from the nineteenth century. Shipwrecks, mutiny, life and death decision-making -- all far from home, while pitting themselves against the elements. The romance of the seafaring...
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by Anonymous
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LibriVox recording of English as She is Wrote, by Anonymous. Read by TriciaG. "...Showing Curious ways in which the English Language may be made to convey Ideas or obscure them." A collection of unintentionally humorous uses of the English language. Sections of the work: How she is wrote by the Inaccurate, By Advertisers and on Sign-boards, For Epitaphs, By Correspondents, By the Effusive, How she can be oddly wrote, and By the Untutored. (Summary by TriciaG) For further information,...
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by Arnold Bennett
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LibriVox recording of Enterrado en Vida by Arnold Bennett. (Translated by Vicente Vera y López.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. Arnold Bennett escribió Enterrado en vida después de su obra más conocida y seria, Cuento de viejas, y siempre la consideró como su novela más delirantemente divertida. Defensor del realismo ("En primer término, una novela debería parecer verdad. Y no puede parecer verdad si los personajes no parecen reales") y crítico con las novelas...
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by Arthur Hassall
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LibriVox recording of Mazarin by Arthur Hassall. Read in English by Pamela Nagami Guilio Raimondo (Cardinal Mazarin, 1602-1661), Richelieu's designated successor as chief minister of France, was a master of diplomacy. Though a cardinal, he was not a priest and was probably secretly married to the Queen-Mother, Anne of Austria. Together they ruled France, facing the great rebellion known as the Fronde, and with the help of the military genius of Turenne, prevailed over the armies of Spain,...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Louis XIV, thirty years' war, charles i, mazarin, turenne, grand conde, anne...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Buster Bumblebee by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by Rosslyn Carlyle This charming collection of short stories features a bumblebee called Buster, his (extensive) family, and a great number of other animals who he meets after they move home to a new meadow. - Summary by Rosslyn Carlyle For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Bobby Bobolink by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by Foon; Shasta; MartinW; Alice Hastie; Mitzi; James K. White; larryhayes7 Arthur Scott Bailey, a native of the state of Vermont, wrote over forty children's books using a variety of animals, birds and even insects to entertain. The Tale of Bobby Bobolink is one of 16 stories of his Tuck-Me-In Tales series. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Pony Twinkleheels, by Arthur Scott Bailey "When Johnnie Green sent him along the road at a trot, Twinkleheels' tiny feet moved so fast that you could scarcely have told one from another. Being a pony, and only half as big as a horse, he had to move his legs twice as quickly as a horse did in order to travel at a horse's speed. Twinkleheels' friends knew that he didn't care to be beaten by any horse, no matter how long-legged. "It's spirit, not size,...
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by Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Jolly Robin by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by AnnaLisa Bodtker; Rosa Grace; Greg Giordano; Gouri LeDonne; Sonia; April6090; Lynda Marie Neilson Arthur Scott Bailey, a native of the state of Vermont, wrote over forty children's books using a variety of animals, birds and even insects to entertain. The Tale of Jolly Robin is one of 16 stories of his Tuck-Me-In Tales series. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online...
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by Baroness Orczy
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LibriVox recording of Leatherface: A Tale of Old Flanders by Baroness Orczy. Read in English by deongines A romantic, political adventure story set in the late 1500's, during the Spanish rule over the Netherlands, in the city of Ghent. Leatherface is an Orangist and emerges to lead the Ghent citizens to rebel and win back their freedom. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Bartolomé de las Casas
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LibriVox recording of Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias by Bartolomé de las Casas. Read in Spanish by Epachuko Bartolomé de las Casas fue un fraile dominico español que fue coetáneo cuya vida transcurrió paralela a la llegada de Cristóbal Colón a lo que se denominó "Nuevo Mundo", llegando a desempeñar algunos de los primeros puestos administrativos y eclesiásticos en las recién creadas colonias de América. Ha pasado a la Historia por sus crónicas de la...
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by Beatrix Potter
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LibriVox recording of A Collection of Beatrix Potter Stories by Beatrix Potter. Read in English by Isabelle Brasme; Elizabeth Klett; Shakira Searle; Woolly Bee; Jennifer Dorr; Beth Thomas; Sarah Holtz What can we say about the delightful Beatrix Potter stories? Starting with the naughty Peter Rabbit and his mis-adventures, progressing through The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle whose funny name is just the start of the interesting things about her, then expounding on the Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck,...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Montes de Oca by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Tux. Manuel Montes de Oca (Medina-Sidonia, 1804 – Vitoria, 20 de octubre de 1841) fue un marino y ministro de Marina, Comercio y Ultramar durante la presidencia de Espartero. Dirigió las acciones militares para sofocar los motines contra Espartero y organizó el levantamiento de 1841 en las Vascongadas. Montes de Oca es la octava novela de la Tercera Serie de los Episodios Nacionales de Benito Pérez Galdós. Se...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of El Equipaje del Rey José by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by Kendal Rigans. El equipaje del rey José (1875) es la primera novela de la segunda serie de los Episodios nacionales de Benito Pérez Galdós. En él, el escritor presenta a los personajes centrales de esta serie: Salvador Monsalud, Carlos Garrote, Jenara Barahona y Juan de Pipaón; a través de ellos se describe la raíz del enfrentamiento entre liberales y absolutistas -representado por la lucha...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Electra by Benito Pérez Galdós. (Translated by Charles Alfred Turrell.) Read in English by a full cast. Originally staged in the Teatro Español in 1901, Electra is a controversial Spanish drama that documents the trials and tribulations of its innocent heroine. Electra is a young woman of unknown parentage who is raised in a convent in France and, after the death of her mother Eleuteria, adopted by her aunt and uncle. Electra soon falls in love with the scientist...
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by Benito Pérez Galdós
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LibriVox recording of Memorias de un cortesano de 1815 by Benito Pérez Galdós. Read in Spanish by KendalRigans En estas "Memorias de un cortesano de 1815" (segunda entrega de la segunda serie de Episodios Nacionales), Benito Pérez Galdós nos narra, en la figura de Juan de Pipaón, el ascenso social de este personaje, así como sus artimañas para conseguir estar en lo mas alto de la realeza. El tono sarcástico con que lo hace muestra la exquisitéz que sólo Pérez Galdós tiene...
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by Bernal Díaz del Castillo
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LibriVox recording of Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España by Bernal Díaz del Castillo. Read in Spanish by Tux Bernal Díaz del Castillo, conquistador español, participó en la conquista de México. En su Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España apura las verdades, sin omitir los problemas, para dejar claro cual fue su actitud y la de los otros conquistadores. La historia se presenta en un modo brillante que ha apasionado siempre a los lectores. - Summary by...
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by Bertrand Russell
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LibriVox recording of The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell. Read in English by Landon D. C. Elkind This 1912 book remains among the most widely-used and well-written introductions to philosophy in English. It was aimed to be an accessible introduction to philosophy for the average shopkeeper in England in 1912. Despite its accessibility It has engaged scholarly philosophical commentators on a range of issues raised in the work. Above all it conveys in easy and witty manner the...
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by Carlo Collodi
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Pinocchio, by Carlo Collodi. Translated by Carol Della Chiesa. Read by Mark F. Smith. Do today's children still learn what a "marionette" is? The beloved story of Pinocchio may represent a last lingering picture of a world not dominated by plastic or electronic toys. Pinocchio is a puppet made from a piece of wood that curiously could talk even before being carved. A wooden-head he starts and a wooden-head he stays - until after years of...
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by Casper S. Yost
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LibriVox recording of Patience Worth by Casper S. Yost. Read in English by Lynne Thompson Patience Worth is an examination of the communications between a seventeenth century woman and a certain Mrs. Curran of St. Louis, in 1913. Contact with the spirit world or parlor trick? If the latter, it was well done: the quick-witted repartee appeared unrehearsed, the language was authentic, the references to English nature and life accurate, although Mrs. Curran had never visited England. Mrs. Curran,...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Los Ladrones de Londres by Charles Dickens. (Translated by J. J. y C..) Read in Spanish by Paolo Paez; Mongope; Pamela Nagami; Charbelí Ramos Chávez; Tux; phossil; Anusha Iyer; crecente; mariemdover; Nate Beuttenmueller; Luis Alberto Martín; Patricia Silveira; DreamVoz; Tony Oliva Oliver Twist es una novela humorística en la que se presentan también la hipocresía y los males sociales de la época, especialmente el reclutamiento de niños para el crimen organizado. Se...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Nicholas Nickleby (Version 4) by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet After the death of his father, Nicholas must provide for his mother and sister. His wealthy uncle provides him with employment at a boys' school, run by the villainous Mr. Squeers. But when Nicholas has seen enough of the brutal manner in which Squeers treats the boys, he attacks him--and is forced to go on the run to avoid the ramifications. - Summary by Brad "Hamlet" Filippone For...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of David Copperfield o El sobrino de mi tía (español) by Charles Dickens. (Translated by Unknown.) Read in Spanish by Mongope. Esta obra narra la vida de David Copperfield desde su infancia hasta la madurez. El padre de David muere seis meses antes de que él naciera, y siete años después, su madre se vuelve a casar, pero David y su padrastro no se llevan bien, y DAvid es enviado por ello a un internado. A medida que David va labrando su vida, nos encontramos con una...
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by Charles John Tibbits
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LibriVox recording of Folk-lore and Legends: Russian and Polish by Charles John Tibbits. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers In this volume I present selections made from the Russian chap-book literature, and from the works of various Russian and Polish collectors of Folklore—Afanasief, Erben, Wojcicki, Glinski, etc. The chap-book tales, and many of those of Glinski, are, there is little doubt, of foreign origin, but since Russia and Poland are the countries in which these tales have found...
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by Charles Morris
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LibriVox recording of Historical Tales, Volume VII: Spanish by Charles Morris. Read in English by Kalynda Volume VII of a series containing anecdotes and stories, some well-known, others less so, of particular countries. This seventh volume covers the history of Spain from before the Moorish conquest to the loss of overseas territories at the end of the 19th century, describing history for children and young adults in an exciting and novel manner. - Summary by Kalynda For further information,...
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by Charles Morris
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LibriVox recording of Historical Tales, Volume VIII: Russian by Charles Morris. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers These Russian tales span the time of Russia's founding in the 800s-900s all the way to the early twentieth century and are factually based, although particularly the older tales have become legendary. ( DrPGould) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog...
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by Charles Perrault
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LibriVox recording of Cuentos de hadas by Charles Perrault. (Translated by Josep Coll i Vehí.) Read in Spanish by Mongope Populares cuentos de Perrault narrados para los niños, en los que aparecen mundos fantásticos: Hadas, ogros, personajes malvados. Todos ellos encierran alguna enseñanza y poder educativo. - Summary by Montse González For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Charles Perrault
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LibriVox recording of Cuentos de Hadas by Charles Perrault. (Translated by Teodoro Baró.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. Perrault fue un autor francés que puso las bases por escrito de un nuevo género que haría historia, la de los "Cuentos de Hadas". Sus cuentos más famosos fueron incluídos en la publicación "Historias y Cuentos de Antaño" bajo el subtítulo de "Cuentos de Mamá Ganso" que son: "Caperucita Roja", "La Bella Durmiente...
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by Charles Rogers
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LibriVox recording of The Modern Scottish Minstrel by Charles Rogers. Read in English by Chairlie Subtitled "Songs of Scotland of the Past Half-Century, with Memoirs of the Poets, and Sketches and Specimens in English Verse of the Most Celebrated Modern Gaelic Bards." (Summary by Chairlie) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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by Charles S. Brooks
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LibriVox recording of Wappin' Wharf: A Frightful Comedy of Pirates by Charles S. Brooks. Read in English by ToddHW; Sonia; Larry Wilson; Son of the Exiles; Leanne Yau; Tomas Peter; Devorah Allen; Linda Olsen Fitak; TJ Burns; alanmapstone We had hoped that our drama's scene might lie on a pirate ship at sea. We had wished for a swaying mast, full-set with canvas—a typhoon to smother our stage in wind. We had hoped to walk a victim off the plank, with the sea roaring in the wings. But our plot...
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by Charles William Burkett
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LibriVox recording of Agriculture for Beginners by Charles William Burkett. Read in English by Sarah Jennings; Logan Lorenz; polyglotreader2; MaryAnnS; Diana Schmidt; BettyB; Larry Wilson; Ann Boulais. A textbook used by many public schools in the early 20th century. The authors believe that "agriculture is eminently a teachable subject. They see no difference between teaching the child the fundamental principles of farming and teaching the same child the fundamental truths of arithmetic,...
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LibriVox recording of Primera epistola del Almirante don Cristóbal Colón dando cuenta de su gran descubrimiento by Christopher Columbus. Read in Spanish by Epachuko Uno de los primeros textos que escribió Cristóbal Colón en 1493 para informar y dar a conocer en Europa del éxito de su primer viaje. Esta epístola fue la segunda de este tipo que tuvo gran difusión por el continente, fue escrita en latín y publicada inicialmente en Roma, y estaba dirigida al tesorero del rey, Gabriel...
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by César Vallejo Mendoza
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LibriVox recording of Los Heraldos Negros by César Vallejo Mendoza. Read in Spanish by KendalRigans. Los heraldos negros es el título de un libro de poemas escrito por el poeta peruano César Vallejo entre 1915 y 1918, y publicado por primera vez en julio de 1919 (aunque con fecha de 1918). Fue el primer libro publicado por Vallejo y en él evidencia su evolución desde un modernismo decadentista, hasta la creación de una poética sumamente personal. Los heraldos negros es también el...
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by D. H. Lawrence
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LibriVox recording of Aaron's Rod by D. H. Lawrence. Read in English by Bill Boerst; KHand Flutist Aaron Sisson is caught up in the aftermath of WWI. A lost soul, he attempts to find himself in the comfort of bar-room talk and alcohol and a woman. Moving on, he spends time with a mining executive's relatives. But he finds the family a stuffy middle-class lot, bored with each other and themselves. He leaves his wife and children and strikes out for the open road. During a playing engagement at...
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by Daniel Defoe
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LibriVox recording of Aventuras de Robinsón Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. (Translated by Jean Labouderie; José Alegret de Mesa). Read in Spanish by Joyfull; Mongope; Ditirambo; Ana Núñez Ronchi; Charbelí Ramos Chávez; Tux; and Victor Villarraza. Robinson Crusoe, único superviviente de un naufragio, es arrastrado por las olas a la playa de una isla desierta. Robinson, confiando en su ingenio, hará de todo para poder sobrevivir. Pero un día descubre que no está completamente solo en la...
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by Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
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Librivox recording of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his famous detective. They were originally published in the Strand Magazine from July 1891 to June 1892. The title character was named after famous American poet Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (Summary from Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover,m4b or other formats (if...
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by Dudley Leigh Aman Marley
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LibriVox recording of Brown Book of the Hitler Terror by Dudley Leigh Aman Marley. Read in English by Beth Thomas; Pamela Nagami; Bruce Pirie; laurencetrask; realisticspeakers; Ciufi Galeazzi; Colleen McMahon; Warren Kati; Craig Campbell; Joseph Tabler The Brown Book was the first English publication to detail events which were currently happening in occupied Germany; book-burning and the destruction of universities, the development of concentration camps for Jewish people, forced labour and...
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by E. Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of Wet Magic (version 2) by E. Nesbit. Read in English by Mike Justice; Roohi; Andrew Parker; David Kimdon; Lucy Kempton Are mermaids real? Well of course they are! Just ask the four very English children who, when on vacation by the sea, find out about one being held in a circus and, since 'they die in captivity' decide on a daring midnight rescue. Is she a real mermaid? Well, help read this book and find out. Oh, and they fight sea monsters, engage in underwater battle and...
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by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of The Bells and Other Poems by Edgar Allan Poe. Read in English by Sonia; Tomas Peter; Jim Locke; Anusha Iyer; Tony Addison; Jennifer Fournier; James Thornhill; John Burlinson; Steven Hobé; Saffie; Heather Butler; NoelBadrian This is a collection of the most famous poems by Edgar Allan Poe. It includes all of his most famous poems, such as the Bells and Annabel Lee, but also some minor and less well-known poems. Readers may wish to refer to the online text for 28 beautiful...
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by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of El Cuervo by Edgar Allan Poe. (Translated by Juan Antonio Pérez Bonalde.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza El cuervo de Edgar Allan Poe es un poema narrativo que fue publicado por primera vez en el año 1845 durante el mes de enero, es uno de los escritos más populares de este autor, del cual se ha hecho mención en múltiples ocasiones en la cultura popular. - Summary by Phileasfogg For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of Sieben Gedichte by Edgar Allan Poe. (Translated by Theodor Etzel.) Read in German by Gaby; Sonia; Gabriel; Ralf Stegelmeier Dies ist eine Sammlung der sieben berühmtesten Gedichte des Amerikanischen Autors Edgar Allan Poe. Enthalten sind natürlich der allgegenwärtige Rabe, aber auch sechs im deutschen Sprachraum vielleicht weniger bekannte Gedichte. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of Ligeia und Andere Novellen by Edgar Allan Poe. (Translated by Gisela Etzel.) Read in German by Capybara; Traxxo; Boris; Julia Niedermaier; Monika M. C.; Eva K. Dies ist eine Sammlung von sieben Geschichten des Meisters der Spukgeschichten Edgar Allan Poe. Enthalten sind unter Anderem die drei berühmten Geschichten Ligeia, Morella und Eleonora, die sich auf verschiedene Weise mit dem Verlust von Geliebten befassen. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including...
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by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of Novelas y Cuentos by Edgar Allan Poe. (Translated by Carlos Olivera.) Read in Spanish by Mongope ¡Qué puedo decir sobre los cuentos de Poe que no se sepa ya! Reconocido mundialmente como maestro del relato corto y cuentos de terror, esta recopilación reúne parte de sus mejores relatos. - Summary by Montse González For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Edgar Allan Poe
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LibriVox recording of Cuentos Clásicos del Norte, Primera Serie by Edgar Allan Poe. (Translated by Carmen Torres Calderón de Pinillos.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza Edgar Allan Poe nació en Boston, Massachusetts, el 19 de enero de 1809, durante una permanencia temporal de sus padres, que eran actores, en la ciudad; murió en Báltimore, Máryland, el 7 de octubre de 1869. A la muerte de su madre fué adoptado por John Allan, de Ríchmond, Virginia, quien le hizo educar en un colegio...
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by Edwin Arlington Robinson
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LibriVox recording of The Three Taverns: A Book of Poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson. Read in English by J. Olpecre; John Burlinson; Jude; Carol; Sonia; Tony Addison; Connor Anderson; George Allen; Jacquelyn Bengfort This is a volume of poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson. This volume contains, among other poems, the famous poems The Valley of the Shadow and Lazarus. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Elizabeth Bibesco
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LibriVox recording of Balloons by Elizabeth Bibesco. Read in English by Beth Thomas; Jennifer Fournier; Jacquelyn Bengfort; Ryan Fry; Tony Addison; Doc Willett; David Olson; JudyDerby; heeheekitty Elizabeth, Princess Bibesco, was an English writer and socialite. The daughter of a British Prime Minister and the wife of a Romanian aristocrat, she drew on her experience in British high society in her work. Her talent is the compression into a few phrases of all the details of a situation, into a...
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by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
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LibriVox recording of Mr. Harrison's Confessions by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Read in English by NoelBadrian. It is asserted that the inspiration for Elizabeth Gaskell's marvellous stories of Cranford was her childhood home of Knutsford, a small town in Cheshire and to where she returned for a while as a young woman. This assertion is born out by an essay she wrote in 1849 entitled The Last Generation in England, in which she writes about "The town in which I once resided ..."....
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by Elizabeth Ross Haynes
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LibriVox recording of Unsung Heroes by Elizabeth Ross Haynes. Read in English by Jim Locke; Larry Wilson; Jill Engle; Jason in Panama; James K. White; Kathleen Flanary; Tone Cluster; tovarisch This book consists of 17 biographies of remarkable men and women who, in 1921, were "unsung." Some of them are now pretty well known while others are still, sadly, rather unrecognized. Written by Elizabeth Ross Haynes (herself a African American activist and social worker in the first half of...
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by Ella D'Arcy
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LibriVox recording of Stories of Troubled Marriages by Ella D'Arcy. Read in English by John Burlinson; Marina; Leanne Yau; Lynne Thompson; BettyB Anyone who is, or has been, married knows that marriage takes work. While some marriages may be 'made in heaven', others, quite simply, are not. This short anthology comprises stories of the second variety, as expounded by some of our favorite authors: Conan Doyle, Gissing, Kipling, D'Arcy and Morrison. - Summary by Lynne Thompson For further...
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by Ellis Parker Butler
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of The Whale by Ellis Parker Butler. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 2, 2016. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Beth Thomas; Corbs; David Lawrence; Ezwa; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Kopikido; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher; RTaylor; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. His career spanned more than forty years, and his stories, poems, and articles were published in more than 225 magazines. His work appeared...
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